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Court rejects challenges to award in Scientology case

Title: Court rejects challenges to award in Scientology case
Date: Friday, 27 October 1989
Publisher: Los Angeles Times (California)
Author: Philip Hager
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Lawsuit: State justices let stand an appellate ruling that a 'preposterous' $30 million in damages for a former church member be reduced to $2.5 million. SAN FRANCISCO — The state Supreme Court on Thursday rejected challenges to a ruling that dramatically reduced a jury award of $30 million against the Church of Scientology for coercive practices that drove a former member to the edge of insanity and bankruptcy. The high court let stand a decision by the state Court of Appeal ... [Read the rest at]